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Cold front to chill China as rain lingers in the south

BEIJING (Xinhua) - China continues to expect rain in the south, while a cold front will sweep across most parts of the country starting...

Israeli military: Four soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military said Saturday that four soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion along the Israeli border with Gaza. The...

Jordan’s military says it foiled smuggling plot

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military said it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs...

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian commercial plane crashed yesterday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board,...

Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - A trio of suicide bombers detonated explosives at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people,...

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

PALM DESERT, California (AP) - Jim Bridwell, a legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National...

Tillerson to N Korea on talks: ‘I’m listening’

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview to air yesterday that he is "listening" for signs that North Korea...

Thirteen killed in Mexico’s quake zone helicopter crash

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (AFP) - Thirteen people were killed in southern Mexico when a minister’s helicopter crash-landed on its way to the epicentre of...

Mexican presidential race to kick off with nominations

MEXICO CITY (AFP) - The top three contenders to be Mexico’s next president started the race in earnest yesterday when their parties and coalitions...

FBI says US man stole thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior statue

WASHINGTON (Xinhua) - Federal authorities have said that a US man stole late last year a thumb of a Chinese terracotta warrior statue being...

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